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How to Save Local Bookstores In Two Easy Steps

Eytan Levy | Posted 03.11.2014 | Books
Eytan Levy

Amazon beats local bookstores on price, and beats them on digital sales completely. Most people think local bookstores don't stand a chance. Plenty have done well enough, but there's a way out of this mess anyway. We can fix bookstores so they survive for decades to come. In two easy steps.

Are Books Dead? Is Honey Boo Boo a Poet?

Scott Alexander Hess | Posted 12.11.2012 | Books
Scott Alexander Hess

I recently came across a colorful cartoon featuring a cluster of school children with iPhones poking a hardbound novel with a stick as if it were a mysterious relic. I immediately thought: Is it true? Are books dead?

Are Libraries Breaking The Law?

Posted 10.31.2011 | Books

Earlier this month, a U.S. court of appeals ruled against a graduate student importing textbooks from Thailand and selling them online. This ruling ma...

McNally Jackson, NY Bookstore, Unveils Print On Demand Machine

NYC The Blog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Nolita's McNally Jackson Books has a new toy named William Caxton. William, seen above, is an Espresso Book Machine 2.0 made by Soho's On Demand Books...

First Espresso Book Machine In Continental Europe

publishersweekly.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

On Demand Books, the company behind the Espresso Book Machine, continues to extend its reach. Late last month it installed its first machine in contin...

McNally Jackson Will Soon Print Books While You Wait

The New York Observer | Esther Zuckerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

By the time 2011 rolls around, Nolita's McNally Jackson Books will have an Espresso Book Machine, the Xerox-like on-demand device that prints a fully ...

Print To Digital: What Can You Do With All Those Books?

New York Times | Rob Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In July, Amazon.com announced that, during the previous three months, it sold more e-books than hardback books. This may or may not portend something ...

HP Moves In On Print-On-Demand

PC World | Juan Carlos Perez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Hewlett-Packard, bullish about Web hosted print-on-demand (POD) services, has launched a new POD service called BookPrep for printing digital copies o...

What Will Your Book Be?

Eileen Gittins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Eileen Gittins

Capturing one's best images, thinking, learning and experiences in a book need no longer be something most people aspire to but never accomplish.